#ItsOkayToNotBeOkay

Months ago, like nearly a year ago actually, I was doing those “Where I’m At Right Now” posts. They represented me in a much different, still very much vulnerable me. That part of me is still here but thankfully does not pop up once every day like it used to. Anyway, I bring this up […]

One Year Later…

I started my blog over a year ago now. Then: Two days after I published my very first post, I was dragged over to the Emergency Room for a panic attack I was having in the middle of the night. My idea back then was that everything I was struggling with, that I was the […]

The News Triggers Me

Two big breakthroughs happened in the past week. The first being that I had my mandatory phone interview with the Social Security office to confirm my approval for SSI disability benefits. Considering how all of the questions in the forms I had to fill out related strictly to physical disabilities and illness, I was determined […]

Mental Illness Makes Me…

Depression makes me hate myself Depression makes me feel I don’t deserve love Depression makes me not accept compliments Depression makes me unable to recognize my strengths Depression makes me put others before myself Depression makes me lie to myself when I scream that I love myself. In even my own blog and videos.   […]